Cherry Hill Linked to Times Square Bomb Attempt

The FBI searched two properties in South Jersey Thursday as a part of a group of raids associated with the foiled Times Square bombing terrorist plot. Executing search warrants given by the New York FBI field office, federal agents moved in on a Cherry Hill, N.J. condominium and a Camden printing company. Both properties belong to […]

Hoax Puts School In Lockdown

Today, January 7, 2010 the Beck Middle School went into lockdown mode when graffiti of a threatening nature was found in the girl’s bathroom.  This set the school’s lock down operations into motion and the police were called to the building. The district notification system was activated and parents were called by phone to alert […]

Mayor Calls for Tax Cut

How is this for helping out the average Joe. Believe it or not Mayor Bernie Platt proposed a 3 cent cut in the tax rate Septe 14th.  This 3 cent cut in the tax rate will result in a $52 savings for the average home owner in Cherry Hill with a house rated at $140,000. […]

BioDiesel comes to Cherry Hill

Cherry Hill Township is going to fuel its municipal services vehicles with B20 biodiesel.  b20 biodiesel is a mixture of 20 percent biodiesel and 80 percent petroleum dieselthat can be used in a diesel engine without any modifications to the engine. The township officially entered into the state’s Biodiesel Fuel Rebate Program at a July […]

Saccomano Admints to Taking Bribes

The former code enforcement director for Cherry Hill has admitted accepting bribes.  On June 16th Anthony Saccomanno pleaded guilty to fraud charges. The Mayor’s office and city council members voted unananimously to seek to have his retirement benefits revoked.  They also want Saccomanno to pay restitution for any ill-gotten gains. The NJ board will rule […]

Cherry Hill Tax Bill

From Mayor Platt’s Office The Township issued estimated tax bills for the first quarter of 2009.  have already gone into great detail about why the state has forced us and 32 other fiscal budget municipalities to issue these bills, but I would like to offer an elementary breakdown of the average Cherry Hill tax bill […]